Skip to main content

Magazine Art

Magazines shaped our lives, and the rest is history.

The great illustrators of the period 1850-1950 had a tremendous influence on us and the rest of the world. One of the most popular ways they presented their work was as the cover art for the mass and specialist magazines that were published under thousands of titles and in millions and millions of copies. We know today of Norman Rockwell and Maxfield Parrish, but there were hundreds and thousands of other artists whose work is now forgotten except by collectors and specialists. Some have been honored by art books about their work, but most are now simply unknown to the general public.

One reason for this undeserved obscurity is that their work is quite difficult to find. Bound volumes of these magazines, both in libraries and in the hands of private collectors, usually do not include the covers, for reasons we today find hard to imagine. You must look for individual copies of these magazines, sold as collector's items and available in variable condition. Old magazines turn up regularly on eBay and in shops, but they are expensive, and it is difficult to find, analyze, and store them in one's home. Hence MagazineArt.org.

We scan and photograph magazine covers from this era: as many as we can find, of whatever subject matter. The only requirement is that the issue must -have- a cover design. We prefer the ones that change from issue to issue, but we'll record them even if they simply list the contents of the magazine. We've had images donated, and we've picked them up where we can. At this time we have thousands of them, many of them suitable for display but all requiring some processing in Photoshop before they are presentable.

2,829
RESULTS
rss


Media Type
2,829
images
Year
79
1949
47
1948
59
1947
24
1946
18
1943
43
1940
More right-solid
Topics & Subjects
2,829
Advertising Art in Magazines
9,239
advertising art
9,239
magazine covers
9,239
vintage advertisements
9,239
vintage magazines
2,894
Science and Technology Magazines
1,682
Women's Magazines
More right-solid
Collection
More right-solid
Creator
13
j. c. leyendecker
9
coles phillips
5
fred mizen
4
ch
4
eric
4
george gibbs
More right-solid
Language
2,829
English
SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid
eye
Title
Date Archived
Creator
Magazine Art: Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads
image
eye 412
favorite 0
comment 0
What happened when a white man and a native girl met far from civilization. Actually, this is an ad for the new 26-volume set of the works of Joseph Conrad, illustrated by a still from an MGM movie apparently based on "An Outcast of the Islands." This ad was published in the August, 1927 issue of THE AMERICAN MERCURY. Artist: Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads, Book Ads: Fiction, magazine...
Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
image
eye 197
favorite 0
comment 0
Viola Dana, celebrity endorsement, Maybelline. Accentuates the lovely sweep and length of her curling lashes by darkening them with Maybelline. From the August, 1926 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Personal and Human Aspects, Women's Toiletries and Makeup, beauty,...
Magazine Art: Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads
by Helen Dryden
image
eye 87
favorite 0
comment 0
Woman in elaborate tent wearing a patterned cape, holds it up for you to see. For the "Autumn Pattern Number" of the magazine. Published in the October 13, 1922 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Artist: Helen Dryden Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads, Magazine Ads: General,...
Magazine Art: Travel and Transportation
image
eye 73
favorite 0
comment 0
Picture Hotel Wawa, at Norway Point, on the Lake of Bays. Also a drawing of a rather stunned fisherman working his catch toward the hand net. The "Killarney of America". Published in an unidentified magazine in 1908. Artist: Source: eBay seller PeriodPaper Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Travel and Transportation, Railroads and Railroad Lines, magazine...
Magazine Art: Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads
image
eye 73
favorite 1
comment 0
Ad for Modes magazine, with pattern included, from the November, 1896 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads, Magazine Ads: General,...
Magazine Art: Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads
image
eye 68
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for the first issue of AMAZING STORIES; published in another Gernsback magazine, the April, 1926 issue of RADIO NEWS.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads, Magazine Ads: Pulp,...
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
by Coles Phillips
image
eye 68
favorite 0
comment 0
Woman in blue silk/satiny dress shows off her legs in fine silk stockings. Behind her is a painting or fabric sample in complementary colors, atop a brown cabinet offering contrast. The art does the selling, and the text is minimal. Published in a 1923 issue of the AMERICAN MAGAZINE. Artist: Coles Phillips Source: eBay seller daysoffuturepast, who also sells printed materials from her personal website. Restoration by: jess at daysoffuturepast
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Women's Hosiery, class, slinky, gams, beauty,...
Magazine Art: Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads
by Helen Dryden
image
eye 55
favorite 0
comment 0
Woman carefully tying her hat on. looking at herself in a mirror, for the "Millinery Number." Published in an early 1920's issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Artist: Helen Dryden Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads, Magazine Ads: General,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
image
eye 55
favorite 0
comment 0
All that black ink grabs your attention and the pictures of the baked goods attract your hunger for treats. If you don't see it here, read the free cookbook from Royal. Published in the November, 1922 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Bread and Baking, biscuits, cake, pie, tart,...
Magazine Art: Toys and Games
image
eye 54
favorite 0
comment 0
Minimalist picture (tiny ad!) for a classic slingshot. Let's go, boys; no matter where you go, fishing, hunting, boating, to the country, sea shore or the mountains, you'll need a Zip-Zip. Wherever a gun is sold, a s Zip-Zip is sold. See cut of rabbit. Kill rabbit. From the Automatic Rubber Company, of Columbia, South Carolina. Published in the June, 1923 issue of AMERICAN BOY Source: Magazine collector Steve Davis Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Toys and Games, Toys, stone, shoot, throw, hunt, varmint
Crochet made easy! Densely packed page includes enough text to make you feel certain you're going to get the guidance you need when you buy this complete guide to crocheting. Take a look at the hints spread across the ad. Published in the September, 1947 issue of WOMAN'S DAY. Artist: Source: Anonymous contributor Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads, Book Ads: Non-Fiction,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
image
eye 45
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Jell-O, from the December issue of MODERN PRISCILLA. Economic recession in 1920! Artist Norman Price shows us a clue.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Dessert, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Bicycles & Motorcycles
by Will H. Bradley
image
eye 44
favorite 0
comment 0
Advertisement for Victor Bicycles, from the February, 1896 issue of HARPER'S MONTHLY. An astonishing piece of Art Nouveau, and one that has found its way to posters. Artist: Will H. Bradley Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Bicycles and Motorcycles, Bicycles, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
by F. Richardson
image
eye 43
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Dher-Kiss Eau de Toilette, and Vegetale, fresh from M. Kerkoff's atelier, and illustrated by a fairy, a rainbow, pixies, winds, flying ballet dancers, and a hoard of gold and diamonds, not to mention other things we haven't yet identified. From the April, 1921 issue of WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION. The artist may be Frederick Richardson, who illustrated some children's books in a detailed fashion. Artist: F. Richardson Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Personal and Human Aspects, Women's Toiletries and Makeup, magazine...
Magazine Art: Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons
image
eye 43
favorite 0
comment 0
The silent Waverly Electric, with parlor car comfort and a full view ahead. Not to mention some symbols of royalty, to tune the demographics of the ad campaign. From an unidentified 1912 magazine. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons, Electric Automobiles, wealth,...
Magazine Art: Household Items
by Andrew Loomis
image
eye 41
favorite 0
comment 0
Infant child has gone to sleep sitting in his high chair in a modern Standard kitchen. Published in the January, 1926 issue of GOOD HOUSEKEEPING. Artist: Andrew Loomis Source: Susan Mac Gregor, who sells printed paper and ephemera at Whimzy Treasures Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Household Items, Plumbing and Fixtures, home, happy, safe, safety, nap
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
image
eye 40
favorite 0
comment 0
Baby's first friend, the small, cuddly dog -- a lovable, huggable pup. A&P likes babies in its ads, and those are very large eyes. Published in a 1947 issue of WOMAN'S DAY. Artist: Source: Anonymous contributor Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Dairy Products, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
image
eye 39
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Coca-Cola from the August, 1922 issue of the LADIES' HOME JOURNAL.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Soft Drinks, Non-Alcoholic, magazine covers,...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
image
eye 39
favorite 0
comment 0
Santa Claus smokes Murad cigarettes, as shown in this ad from the December 3, 1915 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Household Items
by Maxfield Parrish
image
eye 38
favorite 0
comment 0
Classic Parrish advertisement for Edison Mazda, famous from calendars and prints. Published in a 1918 issue of THE WORLD'S WORK. Artist: Maxfield Parrish Source: eBay seller daysoffuturepast, who also sells printed materials from her personal website. Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Household Items, Small Appliances, mountains, light, illumination,...
Magazine Art: Household Items
image
eye 38
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Singer Sewing Machines, already by this time at their fortieth anniversary. Published in the November, 1896 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Household Items, Small Appliances, clothing, repair, maintenance, sew
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
image
eye 37
favorite 0
comment 0
Every picture tells a story, and this 1946 ad from FIELD AND STREAM tells one worthy of a SATURDAY EVENING POST cover. So, anyway, just has hooked whom with a fishing line? Looks like a tricky way for the fisherman to meet the fisherbabe. No indication who the artist was, but we're pretty sure we've seen his work elsewhere. Artist: Source: Renita Ivey Restoration by: Renita Ivey
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Beer, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
An ad for a catalog, invoking all the spirits of radio at one of it greatest times. Names like Hallicrafters, RCA, Weston, Airline, Brush. Published in the December, 1936 issue of RADIO NEWS. Source: Magazine collector Steve Davis Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Radio, Television, Phonographs, and Recordings, Radio Sets, amateur,...
Magazine Art: Household Items
image
eye 36
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Standard Plumbing Fixtures, from the mid-1920's, and possibly published in WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION. Note basic design and layout similarity to the 1925 ads.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Household Items, Plumbing and Fixtures, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
image
eye 36
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Murad cigarettes, from the December 11, 1920 issue of SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. Christmas wouldn't be the same without a picture of Santa smoking a Murad.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
image
eye 35
favorite 0
comment 0
Coca-Cola ad, showing a wonderful street scene, with two sewer workers toasting each other with bottles of Product; from the May, 1920 issue of HOLLAND'S MAGAZINE
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Soft Drinks, Non-Alcoholic, magazine covers,...
Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
by Arthur Rackham
image
eye 35
favorite 0
comment 0
"The New Song," elegance in an eighteenth-century setting, by a famous artist. Two women and a classic keyboard. Published in the October, 1925 issue of PICTORIAL REVIEW. Artist: Arthur Rackham Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Personal and Human Aspects, Facial and Toilet Soap, piano, singing,...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
image
eye 34
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Murad cigarettes, showing Uncle Sam approving gift exchanges based on Turkish cigarettes. Or, as he says, they are "Good Enough for You". Published in the December, 1916 issue of REDBOOK.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Pens and Office Supplies and Equipment
image
eye 34
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Spencerian Steel Pens, published in the May 1, 1913 issue of THE YOUTH'S COMPANION.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Pens and Office Supplies and Equipment, Pens and Writing, magazine...
Magazine Art: Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads
image
eye 33
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for SNAPPY STORIES, painted by Enoch Bolles, and published in the December 27, 1924 issue of JUDGE. This painting was, in fact, used on the cover of the Second January, 1925 issue.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads, Magazine Ads: Pulp,...
Magazine Art: Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons
image
eye 33
favorite 0
comment 0
Take your girl, and your friends, out for a rural drive in the vast open spaces between villages. Published in the March 10, 1910 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Artist: Source: Tom Harris, on eBay as tabasco_life Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons, Pierce-Arrow Cars, magazine covers,...
Magazine Art: Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons
by Coles Phillips
image
eye 32
favorite 0
comment 0
One of two ads for the Willys-Overland Model 80, as a roadster and as a touring car, from the May, 1915 issue of the LADIES' HOME JOURNAL. In the roadster sits a man with deerstalker cap and Sherlock Holmes pipe, his wife driving him out among the flowering trees. Artist: Coles Phillips Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons, Variety of Smaller Companies and...
Magazine Art: Radio, Television, Phonographs, and Recordings
by Gene Pressler
image
eye 32
favorite 0
comment 0
A scene from "Oberon" illustrates just how great the Columbia Grafonola record player will sound reproducing grand opera. From a 1920 magazine. Artist: Gene Pressler Source: Renita Ivey Restoration by: Renita Ivey
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Radio, Television, Phonographs, and Recordings, Phonographs and...
Magazine Art: Household Items
by Andrew Loomis
image
eye 32
favorite 0
comment 0
Beautiful tiled and painted bathroom looks like something from a fantasy book. Published in the March, 1928 issue of the LADIES' HOME JOURNAL. Artist: Andrew Loomis Source: Susan Mac Gregor, who sells printed paper and ephemera at Whimzy Treasures Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Household Items, Plumbing and Fixtures, storybook, decoration, colors
Magazine Art: Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons
image
eye 32
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Studebaker Electric Automobiles, from the August, 1902 issue of HARPER'S MONTHLY. A box, a battery, and a motor, and there you are! Let's go for a little ride down the driveway from the manor house. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons, Electric Automobiles, buckboard,...
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
image
eye 31
favorite 0
comment 0
We probably don't think about this much today, but brassieres were crucial to winning World War Two. Rosie the Riveter needed a brassiere that would support, but not get in the way! Here's Rosie, walking home, still energetic, from a long day building war goods. Published in an unidentified magazine in the early 1940's. Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Undergarments, defense, industry, woman,...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
image
eye 31
favorite 1
comment 0
Ad for Murad Cigarettes. Not from a magazine as such, but from a 1923 theater program from Henry Miller's Theatre in New York City. Unusually for Murad, it seems to be signed.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
image
eye 31
favorite 0
comment 0
Art nouveau fantasy for McCallum: rich beauty receives a suitor's card, handed her by her liveried servant. Published in an unidentified early 1920's magazine. Artist: Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Women's Hosiery, class, romance, wealth,...
Magazine Art: Tech
image
eye 31
favorite 0
comment 0
He's setting type on the newest Linotype composition machine, but he could just as easily be playing the baroque organ in a rare etching from three hundred years ago. Published in the June, 1922 issue of the PRINTING ART. Artist: Source: Google Books Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tech, Printing and Publishing Equipment, type, printing, music,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
image
eye 31
favorite 0
comment 0
Farm, nursery rhyme, crowing cock, and enough happy childhood days tropes to grab your attention and make you a kid again. Time for some chewing gum! From the September, 1927 issue of the AMERICAN MAGAZINE. Artist: Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Candy and Treats, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Health and Medicine
image
eye 30
favorite 1
comment 0
Beautiful woman at her dressing table, with a maid stolen from Coles Phillips handing her the product. It makes her feel good, so good she's going out decollété tonight. In the privacy of your own boudoir soothing electric massage brings back the roses of youth into your cheeks, keeps your hair and scalp in fine, healthy condition and develops your figure into one of graceful lines and girlish contour. ...for fatigue, nervous headaches, insomnia. Ask the folks at Good Vibrations. From the...
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Health and Medicine, Medical Equipment, stress, relief, sex,...
Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
by Willy Pogany
image
eye 30
favorite 0
comment 0
Back in the fairy tale world with Djer-Kiss in this fantastic setting. Much better than real life. From the October, 1921 issue of the LADIES' HOME JOURNAL. Artist: Willy Pogany Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Personal and Human Aspects, Women's Toiletries and Makeup, magazine...
Magazine Art: Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons
image
eye 30
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Stevens-Duryea automobiles, from the October 26, 1911 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. This is the life! The artist signed it "MPC" but is otherwise unidentified.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons, Variety of Smaller Companies and...
Magazine Art: Household Items
image
eye 30
favorite 0
comment 0
The joy of making things! Popular in today's Maker culture. Thousands of parents are buying Stanley Tool Assortments for their boys to use during the summer vacation. So many little things around the house.... Like a Manual Training course. Published in the June, 1923 issue of AMERICAN BOY. Source: Magazine collector Steve Davis Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Household Items, Tools, job, kit, construction, repair
Magazine Art: Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads
image
eye 30
favorite 0
comment 0
QST hadn't been around very long before they ran this ad, aimed at the ham geek community and illustrating important lessons of technical life: typical QST stick-figure operators, too. Published in the February, 1917 issue of EVERYDAY MECHANICS. Source: Magazine collector Steve Davis Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads, Magazine Ads: General,...
Ad for "Direst Process" plates for printing colored magazine covers. The covers shown are from late 1904 and early 1905. Published in a 1905 issue of THE INLAND PRINTER. Not exactly an ad for a magazine, but definitely an ad about magazines. We made this one extra large so you can see more of the detail.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads, Magazine Ads: General,...
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
by J. C. Leyendecker
image
eye 29
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Arrow Collars and Shirts, with a man standing to display the Trump model shirt and an appropriate collar. Published in the June 7, 1928 issue of the HARVARD LAMPOON. Artist: J. C. Leyendecker Source: Cynde Georgen, Trail End Historic Site, Sheridan Wyoming Restoration by: Cynde Georgen
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Men's Clothing and Accessories, model,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
image
eye 29
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Coca-Cola, from the May, 1913 issue of MODERN PRISCILLA. Symbolic arrow == Coca-Cola.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Soft Drinks, Non-Alcoholic, magazine covers,...
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
image
eye 29
favorite 0
comment 0
Show us yer leg, dearie. Pretty cool stuff for young people, sitting on the parapet near the lake, with small, fast sailboats racing in the background. Hosiery for men and women, but shown here as the woman is clearly in charge. Published in the June, 1918 issue of METROPOLITAN. Artist: Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Women's Hosiery, kids, modern, youth, flaming,...
Magazine Art: Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads
image
eye 29
favorite 0
comment 0
Snappy poem "The Cat's Meow" cadges subscriptions. Published as a house ad in an early 1920's issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads, Magazine Ads: General, cat,...
Magazine Art: Cameras and Photography
image
eye 29
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Kodak Cameras, as published in the May, 1905 issue of SUCCESS. Remember, there are no game laws for those who hunt with a Kodak!
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Cameras and Photography, Kodak Cameras, Film, and Accessories,...
Magazine Art: Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons
image
eye 29
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Chevrolet cars, from the June, 1927 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL. You have a car, your woman deserves a car, too.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons, Chevrolet Cars, feminism, wealth,...
Magazine Art: Sports and Guns
image
eye 28
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Colt Automatic Pistols, from the October, 1911 issue of COSMOPOLITAN. Old and new, ha.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Sports and Guns, Guns and Ammunition, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Household Items
image
eye 28
favorite 0
comment 0
The Gold Medal Glenwood can use coal, wood, or gas, and comes with Thermolator temperature control, three ovens, four gas burners, and four covers for coal. From the Weir Stove Co. of Taunton, MA. Published in the November, 1922 issue of GOOD HOUSEKEEPING. Artist: Source: eBay seller daysoffuturepast, who also sells printed materials from her personal website. Restoration by: jess at daysoffuturepast
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Household Items, Major Appliances, utility, flexibility, size,...
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
by Norman Rockwell
image
eye 28
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Arrow Shirts, "Donchester", published in the May 14, 1920 issue of the HARVARD LAMPOON. Presumably meant to be Harvard or other Ivy roommates. Artist: Norman Rockwell Source: Cynde Georgen, Trail End Historic Site, Sheridan Wyoming Restoration by: Cynde Georgen
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Men's Clothing and Accessories, date, status,...
Magazine Art: Bicycles & Motorcycles
image
eye 28
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Victor Bicycles, from an 1894 issue of CENTURY MAGAZINE.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Bicycles and Motorcycles, Bicycles, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
image
eye 28
favorite 0
comment 0
Soldiers of all the Allied nations shake hands: Military validation for the Gem Damaskeene Razor, in the khaki service outfit, in this ad from the August 10, 1918 issue of LESLIE'S WEEKLY.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Personal and Human Aspects, Men's Toiletries and Shaving, World War...
Magazine Art: Toys and Games
image
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Stieff Toys, a waddling duck on eccentric wheels. Published in the January, 1915 issue of the LADIES' HOME JOURNAL.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Toys and Games, Toys, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising...
Magazine Art: Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons
by Edward Penfield
image
eye 27
favorite 1
comment 0
A little runabout to the tennis match. Published in the March 17, 1910 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Artist: Edward Penfield Source: Tom Harris, on eBay as tabasco_life Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons, Pierce-Arrow Cars, magazine covers,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
by Maxfield Parrish
image
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
A classic and widely reproduced ad for Jell-O, from the February, 1922 issue of PICTORIAL REVIEW. The King and Queen are delighted to see their cook has made Jell-O for dessert. Artist: Maxfield Parrish Source: Renita Ivey Restoration by: Renita Ivey
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Dessert, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
image
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
Three seasons in one dress with Sunset soap dyes. Shown here: how to dye your pink summer dress lavender for fall, and black for winter. And retain your elegance! Published in the November, 1920 issue of TODAY'S HOUSEWIFE. Artist: Source: Big Dew Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Cloth and Fabric, Materials, Components, and...
Magazine Art: Household Items
image
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Standard Plumbing Fixtures, from the July, 1925 issue of the DELINEATOR. The night light isn't exactly plumbing, but it keeps baby from getting scared, and incidentally shows off the beauty of all those modern fixtures.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Household Items, Plumbing and Fixtures, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
by Norman Rockwell
image
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Jell-O, from the October, 1923 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL. Cute little girl makes Jell-O to show her doll how easy it is. If she can do it, so can you -- and so can your doll. Famous artist illustrates so you can understand. Artist: Norman Rockwell Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Dessert, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
image
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
Elegant young woman shows she is mistress of the situation, demonstrating the smooth shine of her silk stockings. Nice classic pose, but cloth rendering maybe a little rough. Published in the March, 1912 issue of the WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Women's Hosiery, dress, style, fashion, hose,...
Magazine Art: Cameras and Photography
image
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for the Kodak Camera product line, as of 1898; published in an 1898 issue of MUNSEY'S MAGAZINE.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Cameras and Photography, Kodak Cameras, Film, and Accessories,...
Magazine Art: Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads
image
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for a guide book to the Ford Model T car, by Victor W. Pagé, as published in the July, 1916 issue of EVERYDAY MECHANICS.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Art, Film, Book, Movie, and Magazine Ads, Book Ads: Technical,...
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
by M. C. Woodbury
image
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for McCallum Silk Hosiery, which assures you that you just know she wears them. Surprisingly intricate illustration for 1921, like something out a Japonismic children's book. From the June 23, 1921 issue of LIFE, the Humor Magazine. Artist: M. C. Woodbury Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Women's Hosiery, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons
image
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
Shaft-driven, the aristocrats of motordom, and oh so cute. Is someone driving this? Published in the January 15, 1910 issue of SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. Source: Steve Kirch, collector, and creator of a great website about SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN in the past Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons, Electric Automobiles, class, money,...
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
by Coles Phillips
image
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
Every ad tells a story, and this is a beach romance punctuated by a walk in the sand. From the October 16, 1916 issue of EVERY WEEK. Artist: Coles Phillips Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Women's Hosiery, romance
Magazine Art: Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons
by J. W. Hupp
image
eye 26
favorite 0
comment 0
The superfine small car, suitable for days playing golf by the country estate. Published in the July, 1920 issue of AMERICAN REVIEW OF REVIEWS. Artist: J. W. Hupp Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons, Variety of Smaller Companies and...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
image
eye 26
favorite 0
comment 0
Ad for Jell-O, with the same girl as in -1918A smiling enigmatically as she contemplates six elaborate Jello desserts you can make. Published in the May, 1919 issue of the LADIES' HOME JOURNAL.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Dessert, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
image
eye 25
favorite 0
comment 0
Coca-Cola ad, showing woman tennis play relaxing between sets with a glass of Product; published in the August, 1917 issue of MODERN PRISCILLA.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Soft Drinks, Non-Alcoholic, magazine covers,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
image
eye 25
favorite 0
comment 0
Only thing better than a celebrity endorsement is a celebrity's name as the brand of your product. Here's Disney licensing his characters out, as you'll see in other ads from the late 1940s. A picture of Donald, his name in big letters, and a picture of the product; even a one-year old can express a preference. Published in a 1946 issue of WOMAN'S DAY. Artist: Source: Anonymous contributor Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Jellies, Jams, Preserves, and Spreads, magazine...
Magazine Art: Household Items
by Willy Pogany
image
eye 25
favorite 0
comment 0
Aeolus, god of winds, blew upon the rainbow and colored all the world. Just so the skillful colorists of Mohawk etc. Great picture of the god blowing color into a rug, held up under a rainbow by colorfully dressed Medieval peasants. Looks like a faun playing panpipes off in the woods. Published in an unidentified 1920's magazine. Artist: Willy Pogany Source: eBay seller daysoffuturepast, who also sells printed materials from her personal website. Restoration by: jess at daysoffuturepast
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Household Items, Carpets, Rugs, and Floor Coverings, myth, castle,...
Magazine Art: Toys and Games
image
eye 25
favorite 0
comment 0
Immediately recognizable and a cultural icon of the American twentieth century is this full page of individual little ads for Johnson Smith & Co.; this one is from the May, 1919 issue of the ELECTRICAL EXPERIMENTER.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Toys and Games, Toys, toys, games, gun, snake, tricks, jokes